Proportionality in costs assessments: a new dawn?

Section 172 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) imposes a new test for determining the fair and reasonable costs that a legal practitioner may charge a…

Trusts and transitional provisions under the new legal profession uniform law

The Legal Profession Uniform Law and Rules commenced in New South Wales and Victoria on 1 July 2015. By CHELLY MILLIKEN.

New ethical trends and issues in a uniform legal market

The Legal Profession Uniform Law commenced on 1 July 2015. The new laws usher in a new regulatory framework for solicitors and open up a larger national…

Ethical dilemmas and issues: July 2015

The Ethics Committee and Department of the Law Society provides guidance on ethical issues to all practitioners.

The Legal Profession Uniform Law: new requirements for government and corporate lawyers

Under the Legal Profession Uniform Law, government and corporate lawyers will generally be required to be admitted and hold a practising certificate. By CHELLY MILLIKEN.

Effective communication: a meeting of the minds

The Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) is expected to come into operation on 1 July 2015. It directs that where a costs disclosure is made, law firms…

The Legal Profession Uniform Law: new costs provisions ahead

This article is the third in a series of articles for the LSJ on the various aspects of the new Legal Profession Uniform Law (LPUL) that will soon regulate…

The new Legal Profession Uniform Law: what it will mean for NSW practitioners

The Legal Profession Uniform Law will regulate the legal profession in both NSW and Victoria, encompassing almost three quarters of Australia’s lawyers. By CHELLY MILLIKEN